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Flashcards in Lesson 9 - The Musculoskeletal System (Suffixes) Deck (21)
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-centesis

Meaning: Surgical puncture

2

-ectomy

Meaning: Excision, removal

3

-plasty

Meaning: Surgical repair

4

-rrhaphy

Meaning: Suture

5

-tomy

Meaning: Incision

6

-algia
-dynia

Meaning: Pain

7

-cele

Meaning: Swelling, Hernia

8

-cyte

Meaning: Cell

9

-emia

Meaning: Blood condition

10

-genesis

Meaning: Forming, producing, origin

11

-gram

Meaning: Recording of, writing

12

-graphy

Meaning: Process of recording

13

-ist

Meaning: Specialist

14

-itis

Meaning: Inflammation

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-malacia

Meaning: Softening

16

-meter

Meaning: Instrument for measuring

17

-oma

Meaning: Tumor

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-osis

Meaning: Abnormal condition, increase

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-pathy

Meaning: Disease

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-plegia

Meaning: Paralysis

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-rrhexis

Meaning: Rupture

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